Dr Prasad Kumarasinghe
Professor Prasad Kumarasinghe received his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1983 and completed his Doctor of Medicine in 1989.
He trained further in dermatology in Sri Lanka and Australia. He worked as a Consultant Dermatologist at several university teaching hospitals in Sri Lanka and Singapore before commencing practice in Australia.
Prof Kumarasinghe is a leading authority on pigmentary disorders and tropical dermatology. He is a regular speaker at many national and international dermatology forums including the World Congress of Dermatology, International Congress of Dermatology and the International Pigment Cell Conference.
Prof Kumarasinghe is a Consultant Dermatologist at St John of God Subiaco Hospital and Hollywood Hospital. He is also a Clinical Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Western Australia and an Adjunct Professor in the College of Science, Health and Education at Murdoch University, WA.
Prof Kumarasinghe has authored or co-authored more than 100 scientific papers in reputed medical journals and written chapters in several internationally recognised dermatology textbooks. A multi-author book on pigmentary disorders edited by him was published in 2018 by Springer Publishers.
Prof Kumarasinghe has sub-specialty interests in:
- Vitiligo and other Pigmentary disorders
- Tropical dermatology
- Skin cancers.